GTA 6 Hacker Possibly Arrested In London

The infamous hacker was investigated by the FBI and DOJ.

Earlier this week, Rockstar games faced a massive hacking attack that saw an early build of GTA 6 leak. The hacker was reportedly a part of the hacking group Lapsus$, whose members have previously been arrested in the UK.


Key Takeaways:

  • A Hacker in the UK has been arrested by police 
  • The arrest is following an FBI and DOJ 
  • Rumors are circulating that the individual was the hacker behind the massive Rockstar games leak

    Today the City of London Police announced the arrest of a 17-year-old boy on suspicion of hacking-related crimes. The investigation was supported by the UK’s National Cyber Crime Unit as well as the FBI. 

The breach of Rockstar games prompted the FBI and Department of Justice to investigate the attacks. All in all, 90 videos of development footage of GTA 6 and reported source code were leaked to the public. 

It is not confirmed that this individual arrested is the hacker, but many have speculated them to be the infamous individual.

 

The Rockstar Games hacker is also reportedly the hacker behind Uber’s massive data breach earlier this month. Authorities in the UK will give an update on the situation later today. The FBI is also expected to make a statement early this afternoon.

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Matt is a student from the US. He is an avid gamer and is interested in the intersection of the gaming industry and finance. He is a fan of Halo, Mass Effect and Star Wars

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